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*WKU Faculty Led: Studio Response, Art of Italy
Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Cost: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 04/06/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Minimum GPA:
Good Academic Standing with WKU
Faculty Leader:
Oglesbee, Brent, Petkus, Yvonne
Program Description:
The course emphasizes source, process, and outcome. While in Italy, students will collect images, postcards, sketch, including small three-dimensional studies, take notes, etc. These will then be used as source material for studio work upon return. The intention of the course is for each student to use the influence gained during study in Italy toward the furtherance of their own studio work. The studio area/medium used can be the studio student's area of focus (painting, sculpture, etc.) or an upper level section of drawing (340, 341 or 440) or any lower level of 3-D studies (including ART 131, 270, 220).

*Note for degree program: a course substitution form will need to be completed once you are registered for the course.
Florence Rome

ART 100: Art Appreciation
ART 491: Studio Response, Art of Italy

Hotel in Rome and Florence, Italy


  • Current WKU student eligible to register for WKU courses may apply. Students from outside WKU may participate as visiting students.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at time of departure (parent/guardian permission for anyone under 18 at time of departure).
  • Students must possess passport valid for at least six (6) months after return date.
  • Students must be free of active disciplinary sanctions as verified by Judicial Affairs.
  • Students must complete all pre-departure orientations.
  • Full payment prior to departure is required.
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